Derry’s Shirt Factories

In the course of the research for the Dementia project I am undertaking, I wanted to find a map of Derry’s shirt factories. There are a few out of date and blurred images around but I needed a large, printable map for reminiscence. So here’s one I made. I’m sure I’ve broken some copyright or other […]

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An epidemic, taking our youth… suicide.

I make no apologies for this… Martha and the Muffins played on the radio, “Echo Beach, far away in time…” I held her in one hand, a wriggling, wrinkled, musty thing. Her fingernails were long and manicured, her eyes unable to focus, the heat of her tiny body extraordinary. She looked like a punch-drunk boxer, her […]

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